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Selfie gone wrong fells 126-year-old statue of Portuguese king

LISBON A young man's attempt to take a selfie snapshot with the statue of a 16th century Portuguese king ended badly when the 126-year-old statue crashed to the ground and shattered, police said on Wednesday.

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